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Name: Jairo  Nunes
Institution: Universidade de São Paulo
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: www.fflch.usp.br/dl/jmnunes
State and/or Country: Brazil   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Specialty: Syntax
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Selected Publications: Linearization of Chains and Sideward Movement. 2004. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

Understanding Minimalism (with Norbert Hornstein and Kleanthes Grohmann). 2005. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

The Copy Theory of Movement (edited with Novert Corver). 2007. John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linearization of Chains and Sideward Movement
 Understanding Minimalism
 The Copy Theory of Movement
 Minimalist Essays on Brazilian Portuguese Syntax
 Control as Movement
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linearization of Chains and Sideward Movement
Dissertation Abstract: The Copy Theory of Movement and Linearization of Chains in the Minimalist Program

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